Patients at Risk: Weight
What Patient Factors Weigh Into Your ARV Choice?
ARV-RELATED WEIGHT CONSIDERATIONS
- High-risk demographics
- Overweight/obese (BMI ≥25)
- Family history of obesity, T2D, or hypertension
- Concerned about ARV-related weight gain
- Unsuccessful with diet and exercise
ARV=antiretroviral; BMI=body mass index; T2D=type 2 diabetes.
Reference: Department of Health and Human Services. Guidelines for the use of antiretroviral agents in adults and adolescents with HIV. Updated January 20, 2022. Accessed March 8, 2022. https://clinicalinfo.hiv.gov/en/guidelines/adult-and-adolescent-arv/whats-new-guidelines